Monday, October 12, 2015

Nanjangud, the Dakshina Kashi

Nanjangud is a small town located on the banks of Kapila river just 23 kms from Mysore. This place is also known by the name "Dakshina Kashi".



Between 11th  and 12th century this ancient city was under the control of Chola Dynasty. There after it was under the control of Hoydsalas, Wodeyars etc., The place is famous for Srikanteshwara Temple. 



This city is also famous for a variety of banana grown in the region. There is also lake in the  town where you can spot birds.

The places of interest near by are:

27 comments:

rupam sarma said...

So beautiful photos

R Niranjan Das said...

Beautiful gopuram!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Interesting building.....happy birds!

Snap said...

Birds and temples ... lovely! Enjoyed seeing your family.

Teresa Sjönberg said...

Hi happy Mosaic Monday! What a wonderfull palace!

ladyfi said...

What a wonderfully ornate temple.

Fun60 said...

Such intricate carvings.

Sylvia K said...

Those pale blue skies make the perfect backdrop for your capture, Rajesh!! I hope you have a great new week!!

eileeninmd said...

Hello, the temple is beautiful and I love the birds! Great post. Have a happy week!

Photo Cache said...

So beautiful.

Worth a Thousand Words

Donna said...

Oh my that is a stunning temple....what a unique shape and carvings.

DeniseinVA said...

Another fantastic temple, and the bird photo is lovely as are your photos of the temple and scenery.

carol l mckenna said...

Most elegant and impressive architecture ~ Lovely presentation of your wonderful photos!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

Al said...

What a beautiful temple, shining in the sun.

genie said...

Another magnificent temple. All that intricate carving. It is mind boggling. Lovely picture.

photowannabe said...

Breathtaking.

Margaret Adamson said...

So many Egrets together.

Roger Owen Green said...

I'm always impressed with the craft involved in the locales you highlight.

ROG, ABCW

chai-and-chardonnay.blogspot.com said...

Wonderful pictures of a very special area in India.

janiceadcock said...

Your country is so enchanting.

Breathtaking said...

Hello!:) Beautiful temple and bird images.

Reader Wil said...

Thank you for your beautiful and interesting post.
Have a great week!
Wil, ABCW Team

Melody Steenkamp said...

Hi

A fun part of this meme is that everyone gets to 'know' a little bit more about others parts of the world, i love it



Have a nice abc-day / -week
♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Now, there's a temple that will take one's breath away in person. And, to have egrets nearby, too. Beautiful spot.
The View from the Top of the Ladder

Ira said...

Another beautiful illustration of India!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Amazing buildings, they're very interesting.

Amarjit Singh said...

Enjoyed going through your post! Lovely captures of the temple and the lake with adorable birds. I wish to visit this holy and serene place with my kids and family soon. Thanks for sharing this beautiful post that describes about the temple so nicely!